The truth behind that McDonald’s hot coffee lawsuit
We have all heard the story: a woman orders coffee at McDonald’s and spills it on herself. She then sues McDonald’s for millions. The moral of that version of the story is clear. Lawsuits in the United States became so frivolous that a dum-dum spilling coffee on herself. But here’s the problem: that story leaves out the facts. The truth is that the coffee was so bloody hot that it gave her third degree burns. She went into shock. She had burns over 16% of her body, 6% of which were third degree. She was in the hospital for a week and racked up over $10,000 in medical bills.
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